[Web-SIG] Future of WSGI
ianb at colorstudy.com
Tue Nov 24 22:51:43 CET 2009
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 3:50 PM, Malthe Borch <mborch at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/11/24 Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com>:
> > You mean specifically environ['wsgi.input'] ? While the file-like
> > is difficult, other possible interfaces aren't so great either. As to
> > putting the request body in the environment, I don't know what the
> > is? Or are you just concerned that people put arbitrary things in the
> > environ? There's far too many important use cases that are satisfied by
> > extensible nature of the environ to give it up just because some people
> > believe it is overused.
> How people use or abuse software is not our concern; but the standard
> library should not itself abuse its own abstractions.
> The file-like (stream) interface is fine, but it must not live in the
> HTTP environment. I don't know of any other languages that mix the two
> (Perl's CGI.pm does, but that's another matter).
Why does this matter?
Ian Bicking | http://blog.ianbicking.org |
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